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March 25th 2019
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Expanded Access program appeared to have broad use, involved a wide variety of patients and drugs, and derived clinical benefit, according to an initial summary published in JAMA Oncology.
February 21st 2019
In this week’s episode of the CURE Talks Cancer podcast, we spoke with a childhood cancer survivor about her journey with stage 4 neuroblastoma, and also about taking part in the St. Jude LIFE research program.
February 9th 2019
A preclinical study showed that FGL2 protein suppression may stop tumor cell growth in patients with glioblastoma.
February 1st 2019
Here are the top 5 CURE stories for January 2019.
January 23rd 2019
Penn Medicine launches program that allows people with brain tumors to access remote medical plans.
January 22nd 2019
A man with glioblastoma has received Gliovac (ERC1671) under legislation allowing for the terminally ill to try experimental drugs that have passed preliminary FDA testing.
January 21st 2019
Since being diagnosed, I've learned a tremendous amount in my journey.
December 28th 2018
Inhibiting the immune system could decrease cognitive decline after radiation treatment, according to research conducted in mouse models.
December 21st 2018
One of Scott Hamilton's doctors told him that proton therapy was, "an elegant choice."
December 19th 2018
When a diagnosis begins to improve, it is hard to reconcile your identity as a patient with your identity as a whole. Grappling with questions of who you are after having been diagnosed with something life altering can be both profound and challenging, and leave you a bit, well, ambivalent.
December 7th 2018
Once you or someone you love has been diagnosed with something big, the times between scans become sacred in-between times where you do your best to live in light of the ever-changing circumstances of your body. Sometimes that can be a time full of fear, but others it is a time full of hope.
November 20th 2018
The cognitive dysfunction that patients with glioblastoma often face can compound these challenges and ultimately put extra stress on caregivers.
November 19th 2018
Researchers have found a potentially safer and faster way to determine if treatment for a type of childhood brain cancer is working.
November 18th 2018
Health care shouldn't be a fight, but it is. I tell my story of fighting for an MRI in a hope that I illuminate the cracks in our system in a hope we can make change, so no one falls through those cracks.
October 16th 2018
In the first such clinical trial in the United States, researchers will evaluate focused ultrasound to breach the blood-brain barrier
October 16th 2018
Children who suffer from a highly aggressive and deadly type of brain tumor may have new hope when it comes to treatment options.
October 12th 2018
Brain cancer survivors are living longer, highlighting the importance of survivorship care for this population.
September 27th 2018
A recent study from St. Jude Children’s Hospital found that more than half of adults who survived pediatric central nervous system tumors failed to achieve independence as adults.
September 27th 2018
Micah Bernstein is only 7 years old and has already fought cancer three times. Now, he hopes to be an inspiration to other children.
September 25th 2018
CURE headed out to Washington, DC to cover the Biden Cancer Summit.
September 24th 2018
“Key brain regions that we know are typically involved in autobiographical memory formation and retrieval, especially the hippocampus, are located quite far from the primary tumor bed, and thus far from the site of focal radiation,” Sekeres, who is director of the Sekeres Memory Laboratory at Baylor University, said in an interview with CURE.
September 19th 2018
A recent study showed that socioeconomic status may explain racial and ethnic disparities found among childhood cancer survivors of certain cancers.
August 28th 2018
When John McCain died this week, I was reminded of another patient who died of this nasty disease.
August 26th 2018
Senator and former presidential candidate John McCain died of glioblastoma on Aug. 25. He was 81 years old.
August 24th 2018
The senator's family announced that he will no longer be undergoing treatment for glioblastoma.
August 15th 2018
In recent years, immunotherapy has been falling flat in the brain cancer field, but recent research may change that.
August 10th 2018
The potential differences in the genetic risk factors among men and women for developing glioma may shed light on a new way to assess such risks, according to a meta-analysis published in Scientific Reports.
August 8th 2018
An Idaho teenager a boost from one of her idols — former Vice President Joe Biden — during her treatment for acute myeloid leukemia.